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BRITISH BEEF

EDM (Early Day Motion) 677: tabled on 27 March 1996

Tabled in the 1995-96 session.

This motion has been signed by 125 Members. It has received 2 amendments.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Amendments to this motion

There have been 2 amendments submitted to this motion.

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Motion text

That this House supports the Government stand on the safety of British beef; regrets the failure of the United Kingdom's European partners to stand by the assurances given by the independent expert scientific committee; and urges the Prime Minister to demand compensation from European funds for the consequential loss incurred by the British meat and livestock industry.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Ashby, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North West Leicestershire
Atkins, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
South Ribble
Atkinson, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bournemouth East
Atkinson, Mr Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Hexham
Baker, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Dorset
Beggs, Mr Roy
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
East Antrim
Bendall, Mr Vivian
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ilford North
Bowden, Sir Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 30 April 1996
Brighton, Kemptown
Boyson, Sir Rhodes
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Brent North
Brazier, Mr Julian
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Canterbury
Brown, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Brigg and Cleethorpes
Bruce, Mr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
South Dorset
Budgen, Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Wolverhampton South West
Butcher, John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Coventry South West
Carlisle, John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Luton North
Carlisle, Sir Kenneth
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Lincoln
Carrington, Mr Matthew
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Fulham
Carttiss, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Great Yarmouth
Cash, Mr William
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Stafford
Channon, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Southend West
Colvin, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Romsey and Waterside
Cope, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Northavon
Day, Mr Stephen
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Cheadle
Dover, Den
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Chorley
Duncan Smith, Mr Iain
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Chingford
Dunn, Mr Bob
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Dartford
Durant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Reading West
Evans, Mr Nigel
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ribble Valley
Fishburn, Dudley
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Kensington
Forsythe, Clifford
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
South Antrim
Fry, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Wellingborough
Gallie, Mr Phil
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ayr
Gardiner, Sir George
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Reigate
Gorman, Mrs Teresa
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Billericay
Gorst, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Hendon North
Grant, Sir Anthony
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
South West Cambridgeshire
Greenway, Harry
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ealing North
Greenway, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ryedale
Griffiths, Peter
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Portsmouth North
Grylls, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North West Surrey
Hamilton, Neil
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
Tatton
Hampson, Dr Keith
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
Leeds North West
Hannam, Sir John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Exeter
Haselhurst, Sir Alan
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Saffron Walden
Hawksley, Warren
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Halesowen and Stourbridge
Hendry, Charles
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
High Peak
Hicks, Sir Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
South East Cornwall
Howell, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Guildford
Howell, Sir Ralph
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Norfolk
Hughes, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Harrow West
Hunter, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Basingstoke
Jenkin, Mr Bernard
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Colchester
Jessel, Toby
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Twickenham
Johnson Smith, Sir Geoffrey
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Wealden
Key, Robert
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Salisbury
Lawrence, Sir Ivan
Conservative
Signed on 16 April 1996
Burton
Legg, Barry
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Milton Keynes South West
Leigh, Mr Edward
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Gainsborough and Horncastle
Lennox-Boyd, Sir Mark
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Morecambe and Lunesdale
Lord, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Central Suffolk
Maginnis, Mr Ken
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
Fermanagh and South Tyrone
Maitland, Lady Olga
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Sutton and Cheam
Marland, Paul
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
West Gloucestershire
Marlow, Tony
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Northampton North
Marshall, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Hendon South
Martin, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Portsmouth South
McCartney, Mr Robert
United Kingdom Unionist
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Down
McNair-Wilson, Sir Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
New Forest
Merchant, Piers
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Beckenham
Mills, Iain
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Meriden
Moate, Sir Roger
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
Faversham
Molyneaux, Sir James
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
Lagan Valley
Monro, Sir Hector
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Dumfries
Needham, Sir Richard
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Wiltshire
Neubert, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Romford
Nicholls, Mr Patrick
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Teignbridge
Nicholson, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Taunton
Pawsey, James
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
Rugby and Kenilworth
Porter, Barry
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Wirral South
Powell, William
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Corby
Rathbone, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Lewes
Riddick, Graham
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Colne Valley
Robinson, Mr Peter
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
East Belfast
Ross, Mr William
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
East Londonderry
Rowe, Mr Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Mid Kent
Rumbold, Dame Angela
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Mitcham and Morden
Shaw, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Dover
Shepherd, Sir Colin
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Hereford
Shersby, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Uxbridge
Skeet, Sir Trevor
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
North Bedfordshire
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
South Belfast
Spicer, Sir James
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
West Dorset
Spicer, Sir Michael
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
South Worcestershire
Stephen, Michael
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Shoreham
Stewart, Allan
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Eastwood
Sweeney, Walter
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Vale of Glamorgan
Taylor, Mr John D.
Conservative
Signed on 28 March 1996
Solihull
Taylor, Sir Teddy
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Southend East
Thomason, Roy
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bromsgrove
Thornton, Sir Malcolm
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Crosby
Thurnham, Peter
Independent
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bolton North East
Townend, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bridlington
Townsend, Sir Cyril
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bexleyheath
Tracey, Richard
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Surbiton
Tredinnick, David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Bosworth
Trimble, Mr David
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 27 March 1996
Upper Bann
Twinn, Dr Ian
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Edmonton
Vaughan, Sir Gerard
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Reading East
Walden, George
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Buckingham
Walker, Sir Harold
Labour
Signed on 27 March 1996
Doncaster Central
Waller, Gary
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Keighley
Wiggin, Sir Jerry
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Weston-Super-Mare
Wilkinson, Mr John
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Ruislip - Northwood
Wilshire, Mr David
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Spelthorne
Winterton, Ann
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Congleton
Winterton, Sir Nicholas
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Macclesfield
Wolfson, Mark
Conservative
Signed on 27 March 1996
Sevenoaks

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

BRITISH BEEF (Amendment 1)
at end add `provided Britain makes no concessions in respect of its sovereignty as a quid pro quo.'.
Conservative, Mid Staffordshire
1
signature
EDM 677A1: tabled on 28 March 1996
BRITISH BEEF (Amendment 2)
at end add `with no concessions in respect of British sovereignty or voting rights as a quid pro quo.'.
Conservative, Mid Staffordshire
1
signature
EDM 677A2: tabled on 29 March 1996